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Iraq’s Toughest Challenge: Controlling the Iranian-backed Militias

On 14 August, an Iraqi civil activist, Tahseen Oussama, was shot dead and four days later another prominent activist Reham Yacoub was shot...

Al-Kadhimi Government in Iraq and Its Dynamics

The government that was established by the long endeavors of Adil Abdulmahdi after the holding of general elections in Iraq in May 2018 came to an...

The Vote of Confidence Test of Mustafa al-Kadhimi

As a result of street demonstrations that started on the 1st of October 2019 in the northern provinces of Iraq, including primarily the capital...

Publications

US Military Presence in Iraq: Historical Background, Transformations and Repercussions

The military presence of the US (United States) in Iraq has experienced various transformations by passing through many phases parallel to the...

The Role of United States of America in The Emergence and Strengthening of The Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham

The contemporary terrorist organizations mostly motivated by religious understanding and one of the best representatives of this new terror...

Protests in Iraq and the Economic Grounds Behind Them

A new wave of demonstrations has erupted in Iraq. Although the speed of the demonstrations that started on October 1, 2019, stopped within about a...

Election of Nechirvan Barzani as the President of KRG and its Implications

Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Vice President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Nechirvan Barzani took the...

2018 Parliamentary Elections and The Future of the KRG

Following long-lasting debates and a oneyear delay in the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), regional parliamentary elections were held on...

Iran-Iraq Transboundary Water Relations and Turkey

Iraq’s inability to break the vicious circle of war, embargo, occupation and civil war that the country has been experiencing since 1980 is the...

The Role of Tribes in the Political Process of KRG

Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is a political entity in the Federal Republic of Iraq that’s why in order to understand the...

What is Going on in Iraq’s Rich, Armed and Waterless Province Basra?

On July 8, 2018, protests broke out in Basra, Iraq’s richest province. In Basra, where about 80 percent of Iraq’s total oil production is...